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The Top 5 most Expensive Paintings of all Time

Picasso - Les Femmes d'Alger

5. Jackson Pollock, “No. 5, 1948″—$140 million ‘No. 5, 1948’ measures 2.44 x 1.22 m, and is an iconic example of Pollock’s work, and his importance on the history of painting itself. Sotheby’s sold the Painting for $140 million at auction in 2006. Jackson Pollock was one of the figureheads within the American Abstract Expressionist…

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Important Ideas that Changed Art Forever – Abstract Expressionism

Jackson Pollock - Autumn

What is Abstract Expressionism? Abstract Expressionism is a form of painting that championed individual self-expression as the central driving force for creating a work of art. It developed in the 1940’s and 1950’s in the US, and is easily recognisable for its large-scale canvases and gestural brushwork. In most examples, the artworks were created by…

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